*These classical tracks are live recital recordings.
Beethoven - Sonata in F-sharp Major, Op. 78, 2nd Movement
Chopin - Ballade No. 1 in g minor, Op. 23 (Excerpt)
Debussy - Hommage à Ramau (Excerpt)
Barber - Excursion #3, Op. 20
"POP" ARRANGEMENTS BY MICHELLE
Here is an example on how a musician can use their knowledge in theory and experience with ear-training to arrange today's "hit" songs with different styles.
**Please note that new arrangements will be uploaded to my facebook page to prevent my website from loading slowly. You do NOT need a facebook account to view the page and listen to my music. Go to facebook.com/MichellePianoStudio - using the navigation menu on the left-hand side, select "BandPage" and play a selection of tracks.**
Demi Lovato "Lightweight" arranged by Michelle Krasinski
Mash-up: Taylor Swift "Enchanted" and Pitbull "Give Me Everything" arrg. by Michelle Krasinski
Bruno Mars "Grenade" - Variations arrg. by Michelle Krasinski
Mash-up: Christina Perri "Jar of Hearts" and Chopin Nocturne in c minor, op. 48 No. 1 (arrg. by Michelle Krasinski) - Caution: the phone rings during this recording, sorry!
PIANO REDUCTIONS FROM MOVIE SOUNDTRACKS
Michelle can transcribe various movie soundtrack scores into solo piano versions. Some examples of pieces already transcribed are: "A Swan Song (For Nina)" from Black Swan; "Main Titles" from Never Let Me Go; "Reprise" from The Door In The Floor; and "The Kiss" from Beastly. Piano scores are available for students to use.
"The Kiss" from Beastly Original Soundtrack (composed by Marcelo Zarvos, arranged by Michelle Krasinski) -
"Let's Start With Forever" from Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Score (composed by Carter Burwell, transcribed by Michelle Krasinski) -
More recordings to come!...